Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti says Jordan Pickford is ‘really sad’ over Virgil van Dijk injury and insists wild Merseyside derby tackle was not premeditated
- October 22, 2020
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Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum continued the attack on the England No.1 earlier this week by calling Pickford’s challenge ‘stupid’ and suggesting it was committed without concern for the Van Dijk’s welfare.
The Toffees goalkeeper has come in for criticism from all sides over the course of the week following the news that Van Dijk is facing the rest of the season on the sidelines.
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Ancelotti has dismissed that and said everyone at the club is sorry about Van Dijk’s knee ligament injury.
“To be clear, we are really sorry for the injury of Virgil van Dijk,” said Ancelotti. “Every one of us hopes he can recover soon and well.
“Jordan arrived a little bit later but his intention was to try to reach the ball. It was not to hurt Virgil van Dijk.